BS 6443:1984 - Method for penetrant flaw detection
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BS 6443:1984

Method for penetrant flaw detection

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : May 1984 Replaced By : BS EN 571-1:1997

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Requirements and procedures for detecting surface flaws in materials and components during manufacture and in service. Compatibility of materials, process of inspection, safety precautions, equipment, preparation of components, viewing conditions, inspection, technique sheets, cleaning after testing and control tests.

Standard NumberBS 6443:1984
TitleMethod for penetrant flaw detection
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date31 May 1984
Withdrawn Date15 June 1997
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS EN 571-1:1997
ReplacesBS 4416:1969, BS 4124-3:1968
Amended ByAMD 4844
Draft Superseded By82/80881 DC
DescriptorsPenetrant flaw detection, Flaw detection, Non-destructive testing, Safety measures, Fixed, Cleaning, Test specimens, Dimensions, Corrosion tests, Occupational safety, Calibration
Title in FrenchMéthode de détection des défauts par ressuage
Title in GermanFehlernachweis mit dem Eindringverfahren
ISBN0 580 13855 0
File Size1.792 MB

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